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Poster: JaneSmith01 Date: May 1, 2013 2:02am
Forum: web Subject: Re: Concerned that my blog has been added to your archive

I'm not entirely sure. Google's cache is both temporary and incomplete, whereas the Archive endeavours to capture a complete and functional version of the pages for display in perpetuity, outside of the owner's control. It seems that under US law, Fair Use is judged in large part based upon whether or not the source is reproduced in its entirety. I don't know of any proper precedents that accurately test this provision.

I am not taking a side here, but I am interested in the ramifications of this particular incident re: privacy of user data and the ability to have it excluded without making use of the automated robot exclusion protocol in cases where, for instance, the user does not have total control over the host site's inner workings.